Although in the United States the scientific value of acupuncture is only now being clinically evaluated for the first time, needling is only one of a number of therapeutic disciplines which have proved effective in China for over two thousand years and which today provide common remedies for more than one quarter of the worlds population. Why, asks Dr. Porkert, shouldnt medical men everywhere have access to the premises and results of this medical knowledge?
xvi, 368 pages : 23 cm
Translation of the author's Habilitationsschrift, Munich, published under title: Die theoretischen Grundlagen der chinesischen Medizin
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-352) and index